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Tröegs Splinter Black

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Troegs Imperial Stout aged in an American oak barrel with coco nibs and vanilla beans.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011

Bottle 750ml.

Clear dark black colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110918]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty and liqourice. Thick malty and liqourice. Dark chocolate. Bitter and dark roasted malty flavoured. Dark malty and lingering roasted malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a huge dark brown head. The aroma has notes of malt and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, matl, and roasted malt, leading to a dry finsih.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours black with a creamy and lacing light brown head. Sweet roasty nose with a woody touch. Solid body, sweet roast, quite some vanilla with a warming and fairly massive alcohol in the finish. Very subtle - if any - bitterness. 180911

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and dried fruits. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, liquorice and dried fruits. Roasted finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14549) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
Tasting at Papsø’s
Black color, with generous brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate and roasted malt. Good body strength, dark chocolate flavor, with some sweetness, roasted malts, too high carbonation; correct bitterness level; rather high alcohol feeling. Good but messy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13392) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Black - brown head. Burned, oiley, nutty, berries, high malty, sharpness, nice carbonation, oakey, wooden tartness, cocoa, dark chocolate. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2011
(750ml bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours an opaque black body with a spare tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, grass, and herbs. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, earth, vanilla, caramel, and wood.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Bottle. Extremely dark brown color. Aroma of boozy chocolate. Taste is bourbon and chocolate, thick and chewy. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11533) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2011
75cl bottle, thanks tarheels86. Small tan head atop black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, light roast, Bourbon. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate/syrup, light Bourbon. Sticky medium-full body.


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